Going Green

Light Bulb Technology Changes With The Times

As we set our clocks forward, a time change originally designed to preserve daylight, it is worth thinking about other lighting changes we make for preservation. You have likely heard about the upcoming changes to the standard light bulb. With the push to move away from incandescent lighting, which uses a great deal of energy, there are a few things Read More

Solid Surface Countertops

Solid surface countertops have been around for over 25 years now. And it’s one milestone that solid surface countertops certainly deserve. While some countertop innovations are, in my opinion, fads and trends that will disappear before long (i.e., concrete), the solid surface counter is a true mainstay of the modern kitchen.

Cooks have long been trying to find the Read More

Incandescent Bulbs Being Phased Out Due to New Lighting Legislation

Do you prefer incandescent lighting over that emitted from energy efficient bulbs, such as halogens and compact fluorescents? Well beginning in January 2012 you will be out of luck. There are MAJOR CHANGES in lighting regulations that are occurring in 2012.

The Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) was signed into law in 2007 by former President George W. Bush, Read More

Countertops Become a Work of Art with ThinkGlass by Mailhot

Do you want your custom designed countertops to be a work of art? Do you want them to be beautiful and distinctive statement pieces? Do you want a solution that is green and environmentally friendly? Or do you simply want a clean, elegant look? Then look no further than ThinkGlass by Mailhot.

ThinkGlass is comprised of recycled glass and is, Read More

Updating the Look of Your Home Without Breaking the Bank

During these trying times when the economy is down and money is tight it seems almost impossible to improve or update your home without feeling like you are going bankrupt. By doing simple things around your home you can improve any space without having to reach deep into your wallets.

A Splash of Color – Color is a powerful tool that Read More

U.S. Green Building Council

The Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a 501 c3 non-profit organization committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings.

With a community comprising 78 local affiliates, nearly 16,000 member companies and organizations, and more than 162,000 LEED Professional Credential holders, USGBC is the driving force of an industry that Read More

Birchcraft Pioneering the Power of Green

Due to Birccraft’s heritage they have a healthy love and respect for the environment and for natural resources and are committed to offering an ecofriendly product that will be part of their rich legacy.

In selection of raw materials, Birchcraft’s plywood meets the lowest formaldehyde requirement, tested with results of 0.00 PPM of formaldehyde. Their hardwoods are purchased from an Read More

Eco-Friendly Lighting Breaking the Mold

According to the Natural Resource Defense Council, electric power plants are the largest U.S. industrial source of carbon dioxide emissions, a main cause of acid rain and global warming. A higher demand for electricity means more fossil fuels, like coal, oil, and natural gas are burned by plants to generate power. Besides replacing antiquated electric power plants with ones that Read More

Livinglass, Living Green

Now a days people are looking for more and more unique and innovative design solutions that step outside of the typical vanilla box. They are also interested in the environmentally friendly products as well but sometimes the cost and even the aesthetic drives them away. Livinglass is a company that features beautiful recycled glass and 100% resin products that can Read More

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